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Boosting Internet Connectivity in the Kyrgyz Republic

Apr 7, 2021

Boosting Internet Connectivity in the Kyrgyz Republic

An IFC investment will lead to better internet infrastructure and help change lives for many who currently have little or no connectivity.

Caribbean Women Fight Through the Challenge of COVID-19

Mar 29, 2021

Caribbean Women Fight Through the Challenge of COVID-19

Women in the region are innovating—and challenging gender stereotypes—in response to the pandemic.

Nigeria’s Private Sector Looks Past the Pandemic

Mar 24, 2021

Nigeria’s Private Sector Looks Past the Pandemic

New research shows that long-term prospects for Nigeria’s economic growth are strong, with several promising areas for investment.

Indian Start-ups Answer the Call

Feb 17, 2021

Indian Start-ups Answer the Call

COVID-19 has strained supply chains in India, but new logistics strategies and digital solutions help ensure access to essentials.

The Case for Equitable Vaccine Distribution

Feb 17, 2021

The Case for Equitable Vaccine Distribution

The CEO of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) outlines scenarios for speeding up COVID-19 vaccine delivery to low- and middle-income countries.

Sri Lanka’s “Superheroes”

Feb 17, 2021

Sri Lanka’s “Superheroes”

In Sri Lanka, ride-hailing company PickMe has pivoted to provide citizens with necessities like grocery and gas. This 3 ½-minute film offers a look inside the lives of PickMe’s women drivers during the pandemic.

First Person: Kenya’s Health-care Heroes

Feb 17, 2021

First Person: Kenya’s Health-care Heroes

IFC’s Daisy Serem checks in with young doctors in Kenya—including her own sister, a pediatrics resident—as they reflect on the lessons of COVID-19.

Tech Start-ups Deliver COVID-19 Relief

Feb 10, 2021

Tech Start-ups Deliver COVID-19 Relief

Startups in South Asia are developing new supply chains for delivering vaccines and other critical goods and services.

An Rx to Overhaul Hospital Operations

Jan 27, 2021

An Rx to Overhaul Hospital Operations

As officials at a private medical facility in Pakistan reflect on how they reshaped practices to confront COVID-19, they believe the new approaches to saving lives are here to stay.

“The World Is Completely Connected”

Jan 27, 2021

“The World Is Completely Connected”

Economist Afsaneh Beschloss calls for more equitable, global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.